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There are 8 ways to get from Sofia to Lefkáda by bus, train, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus via Preveza  •  12h

  1. Take the bus from Sofia to Thessaloniki KTEL
  2. Take the bus from Thessaloniki to Preveza

$46 - $75

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Bus KTEL Lefkadas  •  12h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Sofia to Thessaloniki KTEL
  2. Take the bus from Thessaloniki to Lefkáda

$52 - $67

Bus KTEL Lefkadas #2  •  12h 53m

  1. Take the bus from Sofia to Thessaloniki
  2. Take the bus from Thessaloniki to Lefkáda

$95 - $124

Train, bus  •  14h 18m

  1. Take the train from Sofia to Petrich
  2. Take the train from Rodopolis to Thessaloniki
  3. Take the bus from Thessaloniki to Preveza

$64 - $109

Drive  •  7h 41m

  1. Drive from Sofia to Lefkáda 421.4 miles

$100 - $150

Fly to Preveza  •  7h 4m

  1. Fly from Sofia (SOF) to Preveza (PVK) SOF - PVK

$94 - $414

Fly to Ioannina, bus  •  11h 40m

  1. Fly from Sofia (SOF) to Ioannina (IOA) SOF - IOA
  2. Take the bus from Ioannina to Preveza

$64 - $262

Fly to Athens, bus  •  11h 41m

  1. Fly from Sofia (SOF) to Athens (ATH) SOF - ATH
  2. Take the bus from Athens to Lefkáda

$65 - $173

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The cheapest way to get from Sofia to Lefkáda is to bus which costs $50 - $70 and takes 12h 15m.

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The quickest way to get from Sofia to Lefkáda is to fly which costs $90 - $420 and takes 7h 4m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sofia to Lefkáda. However, there are services departing from Sofia and arriving at Lefkáda via Thessaloniki and Preveza. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h.

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The distance between Sofia and Lefkáda is 483 km. The road distance is 674.2 km.

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The best way to get from Sofia to Lefkáda without a car is to bus which takes 12h and costs $45 - $75.

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It takes approximately 12h to get from Sofia to Lefkáda, including transfers.

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Sofia to Lefkáda bus services, operated by Union Ivkoni, depart from Sofia station.

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The best way to get from Sofia to Lefkáda is to bus which takes 12h and costs $45 - $75. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $90 - $420 and takes 7h 4m.

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There is no direct flight from Sofia Airport to Preveza Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 5m and has one stopover.

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Sofia to Lefkáda bus services, operated by KTEL Prevezas, arrive at Preveza station.

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Map of how to get from Sofia to Lefkáda.
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  • Distance: 301.6 miles
  • Duration: 12h

What companies run services between Sofia, Bulgaria and Lefkáda, Greece?

You can take a bus from Sofia to Lefkáda via Thessaloniki KTEL, Thessaloniki, and Preveza in around 12h. Alternatively, Aegean Airlines, Olympic Air and four other airlines fly from Sofia to Lefkáda 3 times a week.

Airlines
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Sofia to Preveza via Athens
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Flights from Sofia to Ioannina via Athens
Ave. Duration
7h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $380
Flights from Sofia to Athens
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $310
Bulgaria Air
Website
air.bg
Flights from Sofia to Athens
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $310
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Sofia to Preveza via Rome
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $410
Blue Panorama Airlines
Website
blue-panorama.com
Flights from Sofia to Preveza via Rome
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Sofia to Ioannina via Athens
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $220
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Sofia to Ioannina via Athens
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $220
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Sofia to Athens
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $150
Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Rodopolis to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $18
Website
trainose.gr
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2nd Class Ticket
$6 - $9
1st Class Ticket
$7 - $10
InterCity 2nd Class Ticket
$12 - $15
InterCity 1st Class Ticket
$16 - $18
Bus operators
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Sofia to Thessaloniki KTEL
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
online.union-ivkoni.com
KTEL Prevezas
Phone
26820 22213
Email
info@ktelprevezas.gr
Website
ktelprevezas.gr
Bus from Thessaloniki to Preveza
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
ktelprevezas.gr
Bus from Ioannina to Preveza
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
ktelprevezas.gr
KTEL Lefkadas
Phone
26450 22795
Email
info@ktel-lefkadas.gr
Website
ktel-lefkadas.gr
Bus from Thessaloniki to Lefkáda
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Schedules at
ktel-lefkadas.gr
Bus from Athens to Lefkáda
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
ktel-lefkadas.gr
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Sofia to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr
KTEL Ioanninon
Phone
26510 25014
Website
ktelioannina.gr
Bus from Ioannina to Preveza
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $16
Schedules at
ktelioannina.gr

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Yes, the driving distance between Sofia to Lefkáda is 674 km. It takes approximately 7h 41m to drive from Sofia to Lefkáda.

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Aegean Airlines, Olympic Air, Wizz Air and three other airlines offer flights from Sofia Airport to Preveza Airport.

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There are 998+ hotels available in Lefkáda. Prices start at $51 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Sofia to Sofia Airport is to line 84 shuttle which takes 34m and costs $1.

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